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ECON101 - Microeconomics

Course Details

Course Code: ECON101 Course ID: 3725 Credit Hours: 3 Level: Undergraduate

Microeconomics is an overview course that covers how households (consumers), firms (producers), and governments interact in competitive and other markets to set prices, and determine what and how much is produced. Key concepts introduced include the role of scarcity and choice, incentives and competition, and the law of supply and demand.





Course Schedule

Registration Dates Course Dates Session Weeks
05/27/19 - 11/01/19 11/04/19 - 12/29/19 Fall 2019 Session I 8 Week session
06/24/19 - 11/29/19 12/02/19 - 01/26/20 Fall 2019 Session D 8 Week session
07/29/19 - 01/03/20 01/06/20 - 03/01/20 Winter 2020 Session B 8 Week session
08/26/19 - 01/31/20 02/03/20 - 03/29/20 Winter 2020 Session I 8 Week session
09/30/19 - 02/28/20 03/02/20 - 04/26/20 Winter 2020 Session D 8 Week session

Current Syllabi

LO-1 Discuss the application of microeconomic theory to business.

LO-2 Differentiate between major economic systems.

LO-3 Explain the microeconomic problems faced by business during resources allocation to satisfy societal wants.

LO-4 Apply the concepts of supply and demand within business settings.

LO-5 Define and distinguish various economic costs (implicit, explicit, fixed, and variable costs).

LO-6 Examine the law of diminishing returns.

LO-7 Explore the impact that the ease of market entry and exit has on economic and business efficiency.

NameGrade %
Discussion 40.00 %
Week 1: Discussion 1 4.44 %
Week 2: Discussion 2 4.44 %
Week 3: Discussion 3 4.44 %
Week 4: Discussion 4 4.44 %
Week 5: Discussion 5 4.44 %
Week 6: Discussion 6 4.44 %
Week 7: Discussion 7 4.44 %
Week 8: Discussion 8 4.44 %
Week 1: Introduction & Plagiarism 4.44 %
Midterm Exam 20.00 %
Midterm 20.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %
Final Exam 20.00 %
Quizzes 10.00 %
Week 1 Quiz (Chapters 1 & 2) 1.67 %
Week 2 Quiz (Chapter 3) 1.67 %
Week 3 Quiz (Chapter 4 & 5) 1.67 %
Week 5 Quiz (Chapter 8) 1.67 %
Week 6 Quiz (Chapter 9 & 10) 1.67 %
Week 7 Quiz (Chapter 11) 1.67 %
Term Papers 10.00 %
Term Paper #1 5.00 %
Term Paper #2 5.00 %
Unassigned 0.00 %
Final Exam 0.00 %
Book Title: Principles of Microeconomics, v. 2.0 - E-book links provided inside the classroom
Author: Rittenberg
Publication Info: FlatWorld Knowledge
ISBN: FLATWORLD-MICRO

Book Title:Principles of Microeconomics, v. 2.0 - E-book links provided inside the classroom
ISBN:FLATWORLD-MICRO
Publication Info:FlatWorld Knowledge
Author:Rittenberg
Unit Cost:$69.00

Previous Syllabi

Not current for future courses.